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James Arness : an autobiography

Author: James Arness; James E Wise
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"James Arness gives a full account of his early years, his family, his military career, his film work in Hollywood which included appearances in the cult-favorite science fiction movies Them! and The Thing. He had a long run on Gunsmoke, a role in the highly popular television miniseries How The West Was Won, and his post-theatrical period is also covered."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Arness, James, 1923-
James Arness.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2001
(OCoLC)606558036
Named Person: James Arness; James Arness; James Arness
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Arness; James E Wise
ISBN: 0786412216 9780786412211
OCLC Number: 47182230
Description: x, 237 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Burt Reynolds --
Introduction / James E. Wise, Jr. --
The Early Years --
Anzio, 1944 --
Drifting into Show Business --
John Wayne --
Gunsmoke --
And Beyond --
Others Remember --
Comments by Guest Stars --
Fan Letters --
Films --
Television --
Honors and Awards.
Responsibility: by James Arness with James E. Wise, Jr. ; foreword by Burt Reynolds.

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Actor James Arness gives a full account of his early years, his family, his military career during the Second World War and his toil in Hollywood including his long run on "Gunsmoke".  Read more...

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"fans...will no doubt purr with pleasure...relate[s] many interesting incidents from his active life...recommend[ed]"--Wranglers Roost

 
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